American Experience
Murder of the Century: Sex, Money, and Murder

Harry Thaw:
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He was a maso-sadist of the first order, and he loved to whip her and beat her and draw blood, even in middle age, when he was older, one of his favorite activities was squeezing small animals to death and then summoning bellboys and bellhops in hotels up to his room, beating them up and then giving them $100 not to say anything. He was a classic evil man, if there is such a thing, in the evil of the world, but Evelyn was determined to marry him, determined to get a lot of money, and to make good through him...